Influenza B virus (ATCC® VR-787)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B
Agent Influenza B virus
Strain B/R5
Applications
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Recombinant of B/Hong Kong/8/73 (ATCC VR-792) and influenza B/Brigit (ATCC VR-786)
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
Influenza strain B/Hong Kong/8/73 antigenicity, negative hemagglutinin thermosensitivity at 60C.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Hemagglutination activity
HA activity
Recommended Host
8 to 11 day chicken embryo, i.a. inoculation

Recommended Host:  CE (8-11 days, i.a.).

Host Range: CE

Host Range: CE

chicken embryo
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Duration: 1-4 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Hemagglutination activity
HA activity
Name of Depositor R.I.T. - Recherche et Industrie Therapeutiques
Source
Recombinant of B/Hong Kong/8/73 (ATCC VR-792) and influenza B/Brigit (ATCC VR-786)
References

Peetermans J, et al. Live influenza type B virus vaccines and preparation thereof. US Patent 3,962,423 dated Jun 8 1976

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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